Jeremy Knowles, discussing the complete lack of recognition Cecilia Payne gets, even today, for her revolutionary discovery. (via alliterate)
OH WAIT LEMME TELL YOU ABOUT CECILIA PAYNE.
Cecilia Payne’s mother refused to spend money on her college education, so she won a scholarship to Cambridge.
Cecilia Payne completed her studies, but Cambridge wouldn’t give her a degree because she was a woman, so she said fuck that and moved to the United States to work at Harvard.
Cecilia Payne was the first person ever to earn a Ph.D. in astronomy from Radcliffe College, with what Otto Strauve called “the most brilliant Ph.D. thesis ever written in astronomy.”
Not only did Cecilia Payne discover what the universe is made of, she also discovered what the sun is made of (Henry Norris Russell, a fellow astronomer, is usually given credit for discovering that the sun’s composition is different from the Earth’s, but he came to his conclusions four years later than Payne—after telling her not to publish).
Cecilia Payne is the reason we know basically anything about variable stars (stars whose brightness as seen from earth fluctuates). Literally every other study on variable stars is based on her work.
Cecilia Payne was the first woman to be promoted to full professor from within Harvard, and is often credited with breaking the glass ceiling for women in the Harvard science department and in astronomy, as well as inspiring entire generations of women to take up science.
Cecilia Payne is awesome and everyone should know her.
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visovari replied to your post “Okay so as long as MP is literally completely separated from the SP…”
They’ve confirmed that there’s no point values or anything that carry over, and that it’s COMPLETELY separate from singleplayer, which is fantastic! And YES I’ve been CRAVING a good dungeon crawler lately. The multiplayer seems like it’ll work well
NICK YOU SHOULD TRY DIABLO MAYBE they have a free trial for up until around the end of the first act so u can always just check it out if you haven’t yet. The new Gauntlet remake is also coming out, and that’s gonna be super fun if you like dungeon crawlers :3
But, yea, I’m so so so so so so so so happy that it looks like the MP is gonna be just a way to play co-op missions with friends. Which is what I wanted out of ME3. Like, I enjoyed ME3MP, I played the ever living shit out of it. But it gets old really quick if you’re not playing with friends who make it enjoyable
Okay so as long as MP is literally completely separated from the SP campaign, and it doesn’t tie into the SP with fuckin assets ever again that can effect your ending
I am okay with it
because it looks like an Action RPG dungeon crawler and lbr I’m in love with Diablo 3 so I’m 3000% down for that shit
DRAGON AGE™: INQUISITION Official Gameplay Trailer – Multiplayer